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Bradford garden centre’s charity drive continues with a festive initiative

A Bradford Garden Centre is continuing its fund-raising drive for Bradford Stories and the National Literacy Trust with an initiative that encourages children to write a letter. Tong Garden Centre's Christmas Letterbox Appeal encourages children to write their Christmas list and send it to Santa with a special stamp that is

New partnership for Yorkshire Pest Control company

Yorkshire pest control company Key West Pest Control have announced a new partnership with Leeds Beekeeping Association in a bid to protect the dying bee species. The partnership will see the pest control company launch a nationwide campaign raising awareness of how to identify bees and where to get help, in

East Yorkshire poultry business welcomes new recruits

East Yorkshire poultry supplier Soanes Poultry has appointed two new staff members to support the growing business.  The Middleton-on-the-Wolds based business's team has been boosted by the appointment of factory manager, Chris Deakin and sales cCo-ordinator, Tammy McDonald.  Mr Deakin joins Soanes Poultry from the sea fish industry and is responsible for

East Yorkshire grower embarks on multi-million-pound expansion

Mill Nurseries in Keyingham is preparing a multi-million-pound project which will expand its greenhouse growing capacity by 25 per cent. The successful family business, established in 1962, is already East Yorkshire’s biggest grower and fifth largest in the UK, supplying over one hundred million tomatoes a year to supermarkets Cooperative, Waitrose, Morrisons and Lidl. The latest build project, which will

EU funding scheme boost – Yorkshire firms have already claimed £1.2m

The window for Yorkshire firms to benefit from European funding has been extended, allowing hundreds more companies to benefit. The move has prompted the free peer-to-peer export mentoring service for the Leeds City Region, ExportExchange.co.uk, to urge businesses to make applications in order to take advantage of the funding. With more than

Phase one of East Yorkshire poultry business’s expansion plan is complete

The first phase of Soanes Poultry's £1.6m poultry factory extension project has been completed with the installation of a new chiller.  Work began on the £400,000 project in September 2018 and will increase chill capacity at the Middleton on the Wolds factory by 25 per cent.  Soanes Poultry's managing director Nigel Upson

Successful return of farmers’ market

The return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmers’ market to Thirsk was hailed a big success by delighted shoppers and traders.  And so much so that another one is planned. Hambleton District Council’s Vibrant Market Towns Team which focuses on developing projects that will enhance the vibrancy of Hambleton’s traditional

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